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Family Services Manager Position Open

TITLE: Family Services Manager
DEPARTMENTS:Program
EFFECTIVE DATE: 1/27/2016
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Full Time

JOB SUMMARY: Responsible for homeowner and home repair application and selection processes. This position leads all family services activities and engagement and provides regular updates to the leadership, including the Executive Committee and Board of Directors.

This position is supervised by: Deputy Director

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB INCLUDE:

Family Services:

  • Serve as staff liaison to the Families Committee, providing leadership, direction and management for their activities throughout the year.
  • Manage the Homeowner Program including application process through move in and current homeowners and all relevant records.
  • Manage the Home Repair application and selection process.
  • Responsible for all application processing, communication with applicants and application documentation.
  • Maintain compliance with all relevant state and federal laws and best practices.
  • Cultivate Homeowners as ongoing agency partners
  • Implement a regular homeowner newsletter.
  • Provide monthly report on mortgage delinquencies to ED, EC & BOD.
  • Represent the organization at external events, speaking to the need for affordable home ownership opportunities, working to establish Habitat For Humanity brand recognition and awareness
  • Help to build beneficial working partnerships that support our building projects in both financial and volunteer support
  • Process and deposit donations weekly.

POSITION SPECIFICATIONS:

Required:

  • 2-4 years in program management, family services or social work
  • Bachelors degree required
  • Excellent organizational and communications skills
  • Professional and articulate speaker who is comfortable with public speaking engagements in various settings
  • A team player, with the ability to work independently with limited supervision
  • Ability to relate to and work with individuals of diverse races, cultures, faiths and income and skill levels
  • Experience working with committees and volunteers

Desired:

  • Familiarity with Habitat’s mission, methods, principles, and structure
  • Experience with loan origination, mortgage calculation and/or loan servicing a plus.
  • Familiarity with SalesForce.
  • Experience with residential real estate transactions

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Indoors in air-conditioned/heated office, outdoors/indoors on-location for various activities
  • Equipment Use:
  • Includes use of PC, laser printer, copy machine, fax machine, and telephone
  • Includes transportation and use of banners, displays and marketing materials

Work Hours:

Hours to be determines in accordance with the changing needs of the affiliate; currently 40 hours per week.

Position requires occasional evening and weekend activities.

MENTAL, PHYSICAL AND COMMUNICATION DEMANDS:

The mental, physical, and communication demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Work at outreach events requires ability to transport self and materials to various locations outside of office.
  • Requires effective public speaking in a clear and professional manner.
  • Requires working alone or with minimal supervision. Must be self-motivated.
  • Requires patience and tact when working with difficult, emotional or angry people.
  • Requires ability to work in team environment
  • Requires intense attention to detail

This position description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job related duties required by their supervisor. This document does not create an employment contract implied or otherwise, other than an “at-will” relationship.

Email cover letter and resume with subject line FAMILY SERVICES MANAGER to jobs@habitatnova.org.

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Habitat Herald – Jan./Feb. 2016

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Habitat NOVA and ReStores Closed January 25-26

Habitat for Humanity of Northern Virginia (Habitat NOVA) and our ReStores, in Alexandria and Chantilly, will be closed Mon., Jan. 25, and Tue., Jan. 26, as the region recovers from the blizzard.

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Office Manager Position Open

TITLE: Office Manager
DEPARTMENTS: Operations
EFFECTIVE DATE:  February 1, 2016
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: 40 hours per week.

JOB SUMMARY: This position will provide support to Habitat for Humanity of Northern Virginia operations through financial bookkeeping and administrative support.

This position is supervised by: Deputy Director

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:
Accounts Payable

  • Record deposits into General Journal
  • Processes vendor invoices and employee reimbursements in the accounting system for payment
  • Codes expenses to the proper general ledger and classification/cost center codes
  • Accurately enter vendor invoice detail including bill/invoice number and invoice due date
  • Maintain accurate vendor information on the accounting system
  • Create voucher package for filing
  • Print vendor checks on the accounting system
  • Mail payments to vendors as needed
  • Monitor compliance with document retention policies
  • Monitor/handle all issues involving credit cards including compliance with industry standards and merchant services
  • Other financial/bookkeeping duties as assigned

Administration

  • Provide daily administrative support to the affiliate including: basic reception, answering and directing public inquiries, processing and distributing mail and keeping work areas clean and professional looking.
  • Lead reporting to Habitat for Humanity International, quarterly.
  • Oversee office management functions: maintain communications with contractors, providers and vendors are necessary, order supplies etc.
  • Support Executive Director and Board of Directors by: filing all board & EC minutes, pulling together monthly dashboard and sending out meeting reminders.  (Monthly & Bi-monthly)

Other duties as required.

POSITION SPECIFICATIONS:
Required:

  • 2-4 years experience in office management, administration, bookkeeping, accounting or similar environment.
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Proven ability to handle multiple tasks in a busy workplace environment
  • Strong relationship building skills
  • A team player, with the ability to work independently with limited supervision
  • The ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, board members and volunteers.
  • Ability to relate to and work with individuals of diverse races, cultures, faiths and income and skill levels
  • Ability to exercise independent judgment and discretion
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.

Desired:

  • Familiarity with Habitat’s mission, methods, principles, and structure
  • Experience in and knowledge of fundraising practices and principles, special events, or customer service
  • Familiarity with SalesForce and Quickbooks.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Indoors in air-conditioned/heated office, outdoors/indoors on-location for various activities

Work Hours:

Hours to be determined in accordance with the changing needs of the affiliate; currently 40 hours per week

MENTAL, PHYSICAL AND COMMUNICATION DEMANDS:

  • The mental, physical, and communication demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Work at outreach events requires ability to transport self and materials to various locations outside of office.
  • Requires effective public speaking in a clear and professional manner.
  • Requires working alone or with minimal supervision. Must be self-motivated.
  • Requires patience and tact when working with difficult, emotional or angry people.
  • Requires ability to work in team environment
  • Requires intense attention to detail

This position description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position.  Employees will be required to follow any other job related duties required by their supervisor.  This document does not create an employment contract implied or otherwise, other than an “at-will” relationship.

Email cover letter and resume with subject line FAMILY SERVICES MANAGER to jobs@habitatnova.org.

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Habitat Herald – November/December 2015

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 to read Habitat for Humanity of Northern Virginia’s November/December 2015 newsletter. To subscribe, click here and write “Newsletter” in the email subject field.

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Habitat Herald – September/October 2015

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Habitat Herald – July/August 2015

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Habitat NOVA’s ReStores to Open on Sundays

Habitat for Humanity of Northern Virginia (Habitat NOVA) is pleased to announce that our two ReStores will be open on Sundays, expanding our customers’ opportunities to find great deals. Beginning July 5, ReStore Alexandria and ReStore Chantilly will be open for shopping from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Donation drop-off hours on Sundays will be 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

“After successfully expanding our weekday hours earlier this year, we’re now ready to open our stores on Sundays,” said Jon Smoot, Habitat NOVA’s executive director. “This change will make it easier for more people to donate items to and shop at our ReStores.”

ReStore Alexandria and ReStore Chantilly are home improvement re-sale stores. Generous individuals, businesses and other organizations donate re-usable furniture, home improvement supplies, large appliances and more, which the ReStores sell at steep discounts to the public. The net profits support Habitat NOVA’s mission to provide affordable homeownership opportunities to lower-income, first-time homebuyers. To learn more about our ReStores, visit www.restorenova.org.

ReStore New Hours

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Habitat Herald – May/June 2015

Click here to read Habitat for Humanity of Northern Virginia’s May/June 2015 newsletter.

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We Relocated Our Headquarters!

Habitat NOVA recently moved! Our new office is located at 6295 Edsall Road, Suite 120, Alexandria, VA 22312. It is close to ReStore Alexandria.

  • If you’re driving west on South Pickett Street, past the ReStore, take a left at the end of the street, go up the hill and drive straight, then make a right to find our entrance at the back of the building.
  • If you’re driving on Edsall Road, use the entrance marked with a sign labeled “Plaza 500”. After you make the turn into the entrance from Edsall Road, drive straight, passed the building. Then, make a left and drive straight. Our entrance is near the far corner of the building on the left.

Please note: Habitat NOVA’s phone number remains the same, but our phone system currently is down due to the move. If you need to reach us, please email info@habitatnova.org.

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